About Us

National Pool School is dedicated to help improving aquatic safety through  CPO® training, pool inspections, and energy audits. Along with our cutting edge Puripool process, we also dedicate our time to teaching the  National Swimming Pool Foundations Certified Pool Operator (CPO®)  course. With our years of experience in the pool and spa industry, we believe that only our qualified pool professionals can provide you with  accurate comprehensive pool inspections and energy audit.  




Daytona Beach Area


  • Austin


  • Sacramento


Description of Course

The CPO® certification course is designed to provide individuals with  the basic knowledge, techniques, and skills of pool and spa operations.  The Certified Pool/Spa Operator® Certification program has delivered  more training than any other program in the pool and spa industry since  1972, resulting in more than 282,000 successful CPO® certifications in  64 countries. Many state and local health departments accept the CPO®  certification. 

2 Day CPO® Course Information

 The 2 day CPO® certification program run 8:30 to 5:00 both days and  covers all 18 chapters from the NSPF® Pool & Spa Operator™ Handbook  as well as local and state codes. This dynamic setting offers direct  interaction with our knowledgeable instructors which are generally  providing pump room repairs, inspections and pool maintenance services  every day. The two day course requires students to take an open book  exam where the student must achieve 75% minimum to pass. Pass the open  book exam and earn a CPO® certification.

2 Day Class Topics Include:

  • Pool & Spa Management
  • Pool Water Circulation
  • Water Balance
  • Pool Calculations
  • Liability & Risk Management
  • Disinfection
  • Spas & Hot Tubs
  • Record Keeping
  • Facility Safety
  • Chemical Testing and Troubleshooting
  • Energy Conservation

Pool Operator Primer (CPO Online)

The online training program is the first step to earning a CPO®  Certification. It covers all 18 chapters of the NSPF Pool/Spa Operator®  Handbook. It can also be an excellent stand-alone education tool in the  fundamentals of pool operation. This online curriculum follows the 18  chapters in the NSPF® Pool & Spa Operator™ Handbook, which is  provided. Students have access to the Pool Operator Primer online course  for six months, which gives them the opportunity to review the material  many times.

Successful completion of the Pool Operator Primer earns a Record of  Completion. If you choose to pursue the CPO® Certification, contact  Perfect Pool Water to enroll in a Pool Operator Fusion™ class within six  months of completing the Pool Operator Primer.

Pool Operator Fusion

(Day 2 of CPO Class)

This one-day class is offered by Perfect Pool Water and is an  economical and convenient way to achieve the CPO® Certification. This  one-day class can either be the second day of any two-day classroom  certification course, or it can be a stand-alone one- day Pool Operator  Fusion™ class.

Sign up for a Fusion class by contacting Perfect Pool Water. Students  must present a Pool Operator Primer™ Record of Completion and  successfully complete the Pool Operator Fusion™ to obtain a CPO®  Certification.

Have Questions?

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Call 512-975-6818